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Billy Budd and Other Stories free pdf The tales in this selection of Melville's shorter works were all written after the publication of "Moby-Dick" and after "Pierre", his first commercial failure. They are products of Melville's complex imagination in its maturity, possessing the power of his earlier work. Included here are "Bartleby", "The Encantadas", "Benito", "Cereno", "The Piazza" and one of Melville's masterpieces, the posthumously published "Billy Budd, Sailor".

About Herman Melville

Herman Melville (1819 - 1891) worked as a bank clerk, cabin boy and schoolteacher before embarking on the whalter Acushnet in 1841. Deserting the ship the following year, he made his way to Tahiti and Honolulu, eventually returning to the United States. Books based on his adventures were immediate successful, but his masterpiece Moby Dick was considered too complex. Frederick Busch is the author of many works of fiction. He teaches literature and fiction writing at Colgate University, USA.

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Author : Herman Melville
Publisher : Penguin Classics
Data Published : 24 April 1986
ISBN : 0140390537
EAN : 9780140390537
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 416 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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